Rediscovery of the Elements: The Second Discovery of Vanadium

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Second Discovery of Vanadium

Date: Autumn 2004
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing how vanadium was "rediscovered" in Sweden and found to be identical to del Rio's sample. Includes tourist information regarding areas relevant to this portion of vanadium's history.
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Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

Abstracts of Current Decisions on Mines and Mining: May to August, 1917

Date: December 1917
Creator: Thompson, J. W.
Description: Bulletin issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: "This publication is devoted exclusively to a review and abstracts of decisions based on the laws governing the rights and duties of mine owners, operators, miners, and persons trafficking in all kinds of mining properties. It includes abstracts of current decisions of all the Federal and State courts of last resort on questions relating to the mining industries" (Bulletin 61, p. 9).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Life in the Early Mining Camps of Colorado

Life in the Early Mining Camps of Colorado

Date: August 1954
Creator: Smith, Charles O.
Description: The story of the advancing American frontier has unending interest. Perhaps one of the most colorful and unusual frontier developments was that of the mining frontier in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. During the years following the discovery of gold in 1858 and the early 1880's occurred an almost unprecedented evolution from a primitive pioneer society to complex industrial development.
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Magnetite and Ilmenite Resources, Iron Mountain Area, Albany County, Wyoming

Magnetite and Ilmenite Resources, Iron Mountain Area, Albany County, Wyoming

Date: 1961
Creator: Dow, Vernon T.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing magnetite and ilmenite mining methods and practices. As stated in the introduction, "this report summarizes the exploration of the titaniferous iron deposits in the Iron Mountain area, Albany County, Wyo." (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mining and Furnacing Mercury Ore at the New Idria Mine, San Benito County, California

Mining and Furnacing Mercury Ore at the New Idria Mine, San Benito County, California

Date: 1961
Creator: Linn, R. K. & Dietrick, W. F.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining methods and operations of mercury at the New Idria Mine. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this report is to promote the development and conservation of our mineral resources by dissemination of technological information on mining and processing procedures, and related practices at operating mines" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mining, Milling, and Water-Control Methods, Rosiclare Fluorspar Works, Aluminum Company of America

Mining, Milling, and Water-Control Methods, Rosiclare Fluorspar Works, Aluminum Company of America

Date: 1961
Creator: Schaefer, Ronald W.; Harrison, William H. & Myslinski, Frank J.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mining methods of the Rosiclare Fluorspar mine and mill. As stated in the introduction, "the publication covers exploration, development, mining and milling practices, mine-drainage problems, and other activities and is presented as part of the Bureau of Mines series of publications on mining and milling practices in various parts of the United States" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Tungsten Deposits in Utah

Tungsten Deposits in Utah

Date: 1961
Creator: Everett, Floyd D.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing tungsten deposits and mining practices in Utah. As stated in the introduction, "this paper describes the tungsten-bearing areas of Utah, inferred reserves, production practices and problems, and many of the mines" (p. 2). This report includes maps, tables, and illustrations.
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Uranium Mining Methods and Costs at Several Mines on the Colorado Plateau

Uranium Mining Methods and Costs at Several Mines on the Colorado Plateau

Date: 1961
Creator: Dare, Wilbert Leland
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing uranium mining costs and methods on the Colorado Plateau. Costs of labor, transportation, and explosives, as well as mining methods and practices used, are presented. This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Mining Methods and Costs, Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company, Open-Pit Mine, Gila County, Arizona

Mining Methods and Costs, Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company, Open-Pit Mine, Gila County, Arizona

Date: 1963
Creator: Hardwick, William R.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing copper mining methods and costs in Gila County, Arizona. As stated in the introduction, "this report reviews the underground mining method with emphasis on data and mechanics of block caving as exposed by the open-pit work. It describes the current operating and engineering practice in the open-pit mine with particular emphasis on physical, economic, engineering, and management factors that have affected the choice of mining method and equipment" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Surface Mine Reclamation, Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania

Surface Mine Reclamation, Moraine State Park, Pennsylvania

Date: 1970
Creator: McNay, Lewis M.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing mine reclamation at Moraine State Park in Pennsylvania. As stated in the introduction, "this Bureau of Mines report has been prepared to provide the general public, private industry, and Federal and State Governments with current surface mine reclamation data on the methods and costs of a reclamation project where project specifications required that the disturbed lands be returned to their original contour" (p. 1). This report includes maps, tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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